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brother told us. rebel mortar fire landed near assad's palace. that's a first. you look in the eyes of so many people, you see a different kind of wound, the fear is real. near of what tomorrow may bring to damascus. terry moran, abc news, damascus, syria. >>> former congressman jesse jackson jr. and his wife are due in court, expected to plead guilty to federal charges. he's accused of spending $750,000 in campaign funds on personal items, including a $40,000 gold rolex. his wife, a former chicago lawmaker, sandra jackson, is charged with filing false tax returns. >>> vice president biden tells americans they do not need assault weapons to scare off bad guys, just use a shotgun. his response came in response to a facebook question about responsible gun ownership. >> look what the democrats are doing. joe saying i got two shotguns. obama saying look at my picture. they're trying to walk this line -- >> we're not against the 2nd amendment. it's all theater. >>> here's a look at your wednesday weather. denver will see snow by this afternoon. that storm will move into the plains. showers for
defended the use of drones against terror targets. he said they're only used against targets planning on carrying out attacks on americans. he promised to tell congress every time terrorists are targeted. >> i would damn well make sure that this committee had that information. absolutely. >> after the hearing, intelligence committee chair diane fine feinstein called fore openness about drone strikes. >> talking about, this is a hot button issue. at the very beginning of that hearing,g, it was interrupted repeatedly by protesters who came in and eventually the entire room had to be cleared and only authorized people were allowed in, because it was interrupted so many times. >> we've seen that kind of thing before. they took it to another level yesterday, the fact that they had to close things off a little bit here. politically speaking, it seems likely he will get confirmation. certainly more likely than chuck hagel. so far so good for mr. brennan. but the drone has become the hot issue, because the obama administration has kind of changed positions in the last couple of years about, y
for lance armstrong. he has until the end of the day to come clean under oath to u.s. anti-doping agents about his use of illegal drugs while winning seven straight tour de france titles. if that doesn't happen, he may not have his lifetime ban from organized sports reduced. armstrong and his team are also dealing with a massive whistleblower lawsuit. >>> we could learn today if oscar pistorius will be let out on bail or if he will await his trial on a murder charge in jail. he is in court at this hour. pistorius' attorneys and prosecutors presented their versions of how reeva steenkamp was killed last thursday. pistorius will be tried for premeditated murder. he claims he thought an intruder was in his bathroom, so he shot through the door. only after breaking down that door did he realize he had shot his girlfriend. >> i'm not lawyer, but here's my question. your girlfriend is spending the night. you wake up, she's not there. you think there's an intruder in the bathroom, but you don't know where she is. >> he says he thought she was still in bed. that's what he's saying. he's saying h
pope? abc's david wright lets us know. >> reporter: cardinal sean o'malley is a prince of the church who lives like a pauper. even his clothes set him apart. cardinal sean, as he likes to be called, wears the simple brown robes of a monk, plus sandals. even in winter in boston. >> he's a holy man, and a man of simplicity. wouldn't that be a lovely thing to have in a pope. >> reporter: the boston arch diocese he inherited was badly tainted. he sold off the cardinal's residence to pay off the victims and moved into a single room. the church has not always been so responsive. >> any new pope is going to have to look at that issue and speak to it. >> reporter: here in rome, there's been an unwritten rule, no pope from a superpower. but vatican watchers say times have changed. >> people realize a cardinal from the united states is not necessarily going to represent u.s. political interests. >> reporter: o'malley is one of two american names being floated. the other, timmy dolan who scoffed at the idea. >> what about you? >> is this abc evening news or comedy central? >> reporter: and o'ma
the sheriff rick staneck told us he sees firsthand a link between gun violence and mental health. >> this is not about those who are receiving treatment. they're no more violent than anybody else. but untreated, we have a problem. >> reporter: staneck is president obama's ear, using white house meetings to push for more resources to identify and treat the mentally ill and keep dangerous people away from guns. the problem can be seen at jails across the country like this one, where an estimated 25% to 30% of inmates suffer from a mental illness. experts say not all those people belong here. those that do sometimes struggle to get the care they need. 8 of the 9 killers in mass shootings last year had histories of mental illness. few received care and none were blocked from legally purchasing a well because of gaps in the federal background system. >> when we run the background check for you to purchase or acquire a hand gun, if we say it's okay, nothing comes back, you should be good to go. the fact of the matter it's not. it's really become america's dirty little secret about thes
. a nightmare scenario for the u.s. the united nations now estimates that 70,000 people have been killed in the fighting, though no one really knows. a u.n. commission called for war crimes investigations of both sides. assad's government, which has sought to crush the rebellion, and the rebels, who are seen as warlords, gangsters, and religious fanatics who regularly post videos of beheadings and other atrocities on youtube. damascus is quiet. no one really walking around. 5 million people hunkered down as the terrible war that's tearing their country apart has arrived here. in fierce battles raging in the city's suburbs. syria's many minorities live in terror of jihadist takeover of their country. before we came here, we visited christian refugees from syria who fled to beirut. they said they were forced out of their villages by muslim fundamentalists, ethnically cleansed. they supported the rebellion at first, but not now. they lost their homes, their communities, their way of life. we lived free as christians, this man tells us, putting up christmas trees and decorations. but now we
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's coming towards us, guys. >> reporter: cell phone cameras captured the frightening scene last night. >> oh, wow. >> reporter: as a twister barreled down on one of the main streets in hattiesburg, mississippi, leveling businesses and homes. part of the university of mississippi campus was damaged. >> people should prepare and protect themselves. >> reporter: the tornadoes injured as many as 20 people in mississippi. it's the same strong storm system that dumped another foot of snow on parts of minnesota. >> all the roads are slippery at this point. >> reporter: and turned roads into ice across wisconsin. in the northeast, more bad weather could be on the way after the weekend's deadly blizzard, which dumped up to 40 inches of snow in connecticut. many school districts will be closed today because roads are not clear. >> when you shovel your driveway, the plows come and put the snow back on the driveway. >> reporter: many gas stations remain closed due to widespread power outages. mass transit systems and airport operations are slowly getting back to normal for this morning's commute. >> and
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happy ending. i didn't know dr. ruth was still with us. >> 84. according to her wikipedia page. 84, still giving sex advice. that's a big deal. >> do you think people feel weird taking sex advice from somebody that could be their dpranld mother? >> but she's dr. ruth. so it doesn't matter. >>> first we want to get to this, that cruise ship that left for a tour of the gulf will not return to port today as planned. >> the "triumph" is stranded in the gulf of mexico adrift and awaiting a tow back to land. here's abc's matt gutman. >> reporter: there are over 4200 people aboard, adrift about 150 miles off the yucatan peninsula. the fire e ript ee eed -- erupt one of the engine rooms. >> an audible called me to tell me that there was a fire in the engine room and that it was contained and everything was all okay. they have no running water. they have no way to use the bathroom. >> reporter: while emergency generators are providing some electricity, the ship has no propulsion. carnival cruise lines has said no one is hurt and there's plenty of food, but urged guests to congregate on the
steps. he started using the cane several months ago. not huge things. but a number of smaller ones, which take their toll. >> and still left for the vatican to decide is what exactly the ex-pope will be called. we haven't had an ex-pope in six centuries. >> we have no idea what to do with him. we don't know where to put him. >> it's rare territory for the catholic church. >>> moving on to your wednesday weather. rain and mountain snow in the northwest. snow showers around fargo and the twin cities. morning rain from new orleans to the caroline aas and d.c. rain changing over from snow from philly to new york. >> forts from boston to baltimore. 50s from atlanta to dallas and 50s in the pacific northwest. >>> we know at least one thing for sure coming up with this next video. this is definitely not from your recent skiing vacation. check this guy out. he's a swedish skier taking part in a big mountain event in switzerland. >> it is definitely not me. everything is going fine until he triggers an avalanche. no problem. then he just pulls off a back flip as the snow encasing him down t
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. meredith: yes, it is 4. you've used up all the really big money here. let's see how much more we can put in your bank. $100. ok. gives you 52,100. >> ok. meredith: you're now 9 away from a million, 5 away from round 2, at which point you keep all your money. >> ok. meredith: sleepy snacks. marketed as "relaxation brownies," lazy cakes are baked with what chemical that helps control sleep and wake cycles? melatonin, taurine, epinephrine, serotonin? >> i don't think it's b. i think c is the happy... the happy drug or the happy chemical, so i'm gonna ask the audience. meredith: ok, audience, margi needs your help. on your keypads, vote now. 72% believe it is melatonin. >> oh, i'm so torn between a and d. although so many people think it's a. and i'm sure people need help with sleeping, so a, final answer. >> no one's sleeping in this audience. it is melatonin. that's for sure. [cheering] all right, margi, how much money is behind this question? we'll add another $500. $52,600. we're gonna be back with more "millionaire" right after this. stay with us. lisee n fe ibethe igst l ouso y e seeth
and education and push for strict g ier gun laws. join us tomorrow night beginning at 9:00 eastern. >>> for all of you animal lover, it's that time of year once again. 137th annual westminister kennel club dog show. >> being a true lover of dogs myself, this is one of my favorite events of the entire year. seeing the best of practically every breed of dog in the same place. >> oh, lord, help us. >> the judging begins today, but we're not going to know which dog is best in show until tomorrow night. say all you want about this event. but here's to put it into perspective for you. westminister predates the invention of the lightbulb, the automobile, the building of the brocklin bridge, the invention of basketball, and the establishment of the world series. so say all you want about a bunch of pooches getting together and naming one cute pooch, but we've been doing this for a long, long time. >> i have no problems with animals or pets. just sometimes the people involved get a little too into it. >> this is the place to be if you are crazy about dogs. >> all about doggy style this week here in new
units because of this. abc's nick watt went along with one of them for a bust. >> reporter: we used to call it shoplifting. but now it's so much more. >> i've seen a person pull a razor blade and cut people. >> it could be nothing, it could be something. >> reporter: it's highly organized crime rings doing big business. shoplifters are called boosters, they sell the stuff on to someone called a fence. there's even an acronym, orc, organized retail crime. >> it's just like a fortune 500 company. it's all just organized. >> reporter: it cost the retail industry more than $30 billion a year. >> everything from meat to razors, to milk. >> reporter: milk? >> you name it. >> reporter: underwear, fragrance, clothing, highly sophisticated networks, boosters, fences, mr. bigs can make millions a year. and mike sweat is on the case. a riverside county sheriff's deputy injured in a car accident, sweat is now a full-time investigator on the orc beat. hired by stores from tj maxx to marshals and he's helping out the cops. >> kind of like working a narcotics case. we have low, mid level and top d
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a century, the u.s. census bureau decided to drop the word "negro" on forms and surveys. starting next year, it will no longer appear as an option for race. many americans view the word as offensive and outdated. >>> a couple of the san francisco bay area who vanished last month during a biking trip in peru may now be in ecuador. garrett hand and his girlfriend, jamie, boarded a boat to amazon in ecuadoecuador. they had been speaking with friends and family on skype, but all contact stopped january 25th. >> just hanging in there. you know, you don't know what you don't know. and so we're by faith holding on that they're okay. >> the bike tour was supposed to last six months. relatives say they became concerned when the u.s. embassy posted a warning to u.s. citizens about kidnappings. >> there's plenty of cleaning up in parts of texas and oklahoma after record snowfall in those states. the snow was blown around by hurricane force winds across the region yesterday. 20 inches of snow fell on amarillo. at least two deaths are being blamed on the storm. >>> in austin, texas, cameras were rolling
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